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  1. The Contribution of International and Supranational Courts to the Rule of Law

    The Contribution of International and Supranational Courts to the Rule of Law

    Edited by Jan Wouters
    International and supranational courts are increasingly central to the development of a transnational rule of law. Except for insiders, the functioning and impact of these courts remain largely unknown. Addressing this gap, this innovative book examines the manner in which and the extent to which international courts and tribunals contribute to the rule of law at the national, regional, and international levels. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  2. Global Governance of Labor Rights

    Global Governance of Labor Rights

    Edited by Axel Marx, Jan Wouters, Glenn Rayp, Laura Beke
    This insightful book incorporates perspectives from several disciplines to provide a unique systematic analysis of emerging public and private initiatives in global labor rights governance. The expert contributors explore the complexities of labor rights governance in a global economy characterized by transnational supply chains. They assess how transnational, intergovernmental and private initiatives aim to address the challenges of global labor rights protection before discussing the effectiveness of these initiatives and presenting new empirical findings. The book concludes with a detailed reflection on how to strengthen the global regime of labor rights governance. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  3. Global Governance through Trade

    Global Governance through Trade

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Axel Marx, Dylan Geraets, Bregt Natens
    The 'new generation' of EU trade policies aims to advance public goods - such as promoting sustainable development, protecting human rights and enhancing governance in third states. These developments raise important questions surrounding extraterritoriality, coherence and legitimacy. In Global Governance through Trade leading scholars provide a cohesive overview of relevant papers and case studies to answer these questions and provide an in-depth assessment of the European Union's new trade policies. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  4. Risk and EU law

    Risk and EU law

    Edited by Hans-W. Micklitz, Takis Tridimas
    Risk and EU Law considers the multiple reasons for the increase in the types and diversity of risks, as well as the potential magnitude of their undesirable effects. The book identifies such reasons as; the openness of liberal societies; market competition; the constant endeavour to innovate; as well as globalization and the impact of new technologies. It also explores topics surrounding the social epistemology of risk observation and management, the role of science in political and judicial decision-making and transnational risk regulation and contractual governance. Learn More
    November 2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  5. Global Governance and Democracy

    Global Governance and Democracy

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Antoon Braekman, Matthias Lievens, Emilie Bécault
    Globalisation needs effective global governance. The important question of whether this governance can also become democratic is, however, the subject of a political and academic debate that began only recently. This multidisciplinary book aims to move this conversation forward by drawing insights from international relations, political theory, international law and international political economy. Focusing on global environmental, economic, security and human rights governance, it sheds new light on the democratic deficit of existing global governance structures, and proposes a number of tools to overcome it. Learn More
    November 2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  6. Genetics, Crime and Justice

    Genetics, Crime and Justice

    Debra Wilson
    As our understanding of genetics increases, its use in criminal justice becomes more attractive. This timely book examines the use of genetic information both in criminal investigations and during the trial process. It discusses current scientific understanding and considers some potential legal, ethical and sociological issues with the use of genetic information. Topics include rights of privacy and consent in obtaining DNA samples, evidentiary issues in court, the impact of genetic evidence on punishment theory and sentencing, and genetic discrimination. Learn More
    October 2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  7. EU Chemicals Regulation

    EU Chemicals Regulation

    Steven Vaughan
    This book provides an exploratory, explanatory and normative account of REACH, the EU Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, and its regulator, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). There are more than one million words of official ECHA guidance to accompany the 516 pages of REACH. This book sets out a thick, detailed analysis of REACH and ECHA’s guidance and, in so doing, offers up a complex, nuanced and differentiated account of hybrid new governance. Learn More
    September 2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  8. Privacy and Legal Issues in Cloud Computing

    Privacy and Legal Issues in Cloud Computing

    Edited by Anne S.Y. Cheung, Rolf H. Weber
    Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on emerging and innovative attempts to tackle privacy and legal issues in cloud computing, such as personal data privacy, security and intellectual property protection. Leading international academics and practitioners in the fields of law and computer science examine the specific legal implications of cloud computing pertaining to jurisdiction, biomedical practice and information ownership. This collection offers original and critical responses to the rising challenges posed by cloud computing. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  9. Corporate Social Responsibility, Private Law and Global Supply Chains

    Corporate Social Responsibility, Private Law and Global Supply Chains

    Andreas Rühmkorf
    This insightful book demonstrates that private law makes a significant contribution to the promotion of corporate social responsibility (CSR), but that with certain changes this contribution could be better. Based on the analysis of four substantive areas (company law/corporate governance, contract law, consumer law and tort law), the book covers a full range of issues that are important for CSR. These include directors’ duties, corporate reporting, the incorporation of CSR policies into the supply chain, consumer rights and the tortious liabilities of companies. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  10. Business Regulation

    Business Regulation

    Edited by Edward J. Balleisen
    This comprehensive collection conveys leading scholarly ideas on modern regulatory governance since 1871. The first two volumes lay out the rationales for and critiques of technocratic governance in industrialized societies. They trace the evolution of regulatory institutions, highlighting the most recent era of globalization, deregulation, privatization and regulatory innovation. The third volume presents influential frameworks for understanding regulatory culture in action, assessing the impacts of regulatory policies, and explaining regulatory change. With an original introduction by the editor, this set is a definitive compendium for libraries, regulators, administrative lawyers, regulated businesses, NGOs and scholars of regulation from across the social sciences. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 1,255.00   Web: $ 1,129.50
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  11. Research Handbook on International Law and Cyberspace

    Research Handbook on International Law and Cyberspace

    Edited by Nicholas Tsagourias, Russell Buchan
    This timely Research Handbook contains an analysis of various legal questions concerning cyberspace and cyber activities and provides a critical account of their effectiveness. Expert contributors examine the application of fundamental international law principles to cyberspace such as sovereignty, jurisdiction, state responsibility, individual criminal responsibility, and intellectual property rights. In addition to this, they explore the application of international law rules to cyber terrorism, cyber espionage, cyber crime, cyber attacks and cyber war and discuss the cyber security policies of international and regional institutions. Learn More
    August 2015   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  12. Transboundary Environmental Governance in Asia

    Transboundary Environmental Governance in Asia

    Simon Marsden, Elizabeth Brandon
    A comprehensive overview of treaty implementation and compliance concerning transboundary environmental governance in Asia is provided in this timely book. Recent United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) membership by Asian states in the Caucasus and Central Asia has shifted focus on environmental governance away from its Euro-centric roots and placed Asia at the forefront of discussion. The focus of this book is centred on the five UNECE treaties: Public Participation, Environmental Impact Assessment, Industrial Accidents, Water and Air Pollution. Twelve related protocols are discussed including Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers, Strategic Environmental Assessment, Civil Liability, Water and Health, and Air Pollutants. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  13. The Changing Landscape of Food Governance

    The Changing Landscape of Food Governance

    Edited by Tetty Havinga, Frans van Waarden, Donal Casey
    As markets become more globalized, they have also become governed by an increasingly complex array of public and private regulation. This volume investigates the changing landscape of food governance. In so doing, the contributions to his volume provide insights into broader analytical issues that have concerned regulatory governance scholars. These include the legitimacy and effectiveness of public and private regulation, the interaction of networks of regulation, regulatory responses to crisis and the distribution of power in regulatory arrangements. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  14. China, the European Union and the Developing World

    China, the European Union and the Developing World

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Jean-Christophe Defraigne, Matthieu Burnay
    China, the European Union and the Developing World provides a comparative analysis of Chinese and EU influence across five different regions of the developing world: Asia-Pacific; South and Central Asia; the Middle East and North Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; and Latin America. While there is broad acknowledgement that the importance of China is rising across the developing world, this book offers a comprehensive and comparative account of the relative increase of the Chinese presence in the various different regions. It highlights its impact on the relationship between the EU and the developing world regions and shows how the rise of China affects the relations between these regions and Europe. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  15. Regulatory Worlds

    Regulatory Worlds

    Mark Findlay, Lim Si Wei
    This ambitious book takes up the grand challenge to design regulatory thinking for a global future beyond wealth and growth, and towards social sustainability. Assuming a ‘South World’ perspective on market regulation and social sustainability, the authors present the options and possibilities for radically repositioning regulatory principle. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  16. Research Handbook on Transparency

    Research Handbook on Transparency

    Edited by Padideh Ala'i, Robert G. Vaughn
    In the last two decades transparency has become a ubiquitous and stubbornly ambiguous term. Typically understood to promote rule of law, democratic participation, anti-corruption initiatives, human rights, and economic efficiency, transparency can also legitimate bureaucratic power, advance undemocratic forms of governance, and aid in global centralization of power. This path-breaking volume, comprising original contributions on a range of countries and environments, exposes the many faces of transparency by allowing readers to see the uncertainties, inconsistencies and surprises contained within the current conceptions and applications of the term. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  17. Public–Private Partnerships and the Law

    Public–Private Partnerships and the Law

    Yseult Marique
    This timely book examines the legal regulation of Public–Private Partnerships (PPPs) and provides a systematic overview of PPPs and their functions. It covers both the contractual relationships between public and private actors and the relationships between PPPs and third parties, such as end-users. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  18. Law and Policy of the European Gas Market

    Law and Policy of the European Gas Market

    Monica Waloszyk
    Law and Policy of the European Gas Market explores the law and politics of the EU gas market and in particular, the regulatory and competitive choices of institutions and bodies operating on the market, with a view to achieving a higher level of market integration. The book firstly addresses the latest stage in the EU gas market regulatory reform, while critically interpreting the preliminary effects of this reform. Secondly, it provides a comprehensive analysis of the topic due to the fact that it draws both on legislative and political science approaches. Monica Waloszyk concentrates on the latest legal developments on the EU gas market, while taking into consideration the geopolitical environment surrounding and fuelling such developments. Her insightful conclusions contribute to the discussion of the reassessment of the concurrent application of competition law and regulation in the EU gas market. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  19. Enforcing Transnational Private Regulation

    Enforcing Transnational Private Regulation

    Paul Verbruggen
    Most recent studies on transnational private regulation have limited themselves to the examination of a single regime, industry or sector. This book fills a gap in the current literature, offering a rich comparative study of the institutional design of transnational private regulation in the fields of advertising and food safety. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  20. The New Regulatory Space

    The New Regulatory Space

    Frank Vibert
    This groundbreaking book analyses changing patterns of governance in modern democratic societies. Frank Vibert discusses how far we should be concerned about such changes and what we should be concerned about. Crucially, Vibert clarifies the status of regulation, revealing how regulation should be viewed, not only as a technique offering specific responses to particular policy problems, but also in its new role as the key mechanism for making adjustments between the different systems of coordination used in contemporary governance. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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